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Address: , Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
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Description: This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.

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Just splurge!

Take a splurge! It is a good place to breath some fresh air and if time permits, take ah hour boat ride or negotiate the operators whatever you'd like to do.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Had a lovely day visiting Lake Taal and climbing to the crater's rim. Seeing and smelling an active volcano should be on everyone's list! We stayed in Tayagatay which was nice, but the journey down and up to Talisay where you can catch a boat was expensive compared to other travels in The Philippines. We were told no jeepneys went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Take a splurge! It is a good place to breath some fresh air and if time permits, take ah hour boat ride or negotiate the operators whatever you'd like to do.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

The place is just 2-3 hours from Manila. You will pass through Tagaytay City in getting to the place. If you want to see the view, you can just park along the national road in Tagaytay where you can see the perfect view of the lake. If you want to experience the lake you will have to pay for the... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

a magnificent view of taal lake and taal volcano from the corners of Tagaytay City heading to Nasugbu. you can see fish pens, forests and yes the magnificent Taal Volcano.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The most productive way to waste 6 hours... I spent 3 hours reaching there (with a private car and driver, from Edsa), 3 hours coming back and 10 minutes to try and admire the views. The views from the popular Starbucks terrace were just average due to the haze about an hour before sunset. We drove down to get closer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We are Canadian our mother is Filipino. We are mixed we usually get taken advantage of because people seem to think we are wealthy. First place we visited was charging us P1500pp for the boat ride alone. The second place we went tried to charge us P1300pp for everything boat ride, horse ride up the mountain etc. she was able... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

the trip with the boat is fun even if we had bad weather conditions...from the arrival harbor you can walk up hill but we decided to ride the local horses...arrived on top the view is spectacular....you can see the lake and the crater of the volcano...it is worth to try!!

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Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I love visiting this place as it still has breathtaking views and tranquil settings- verdant hills and fresh air, amidst the chaos of the tourism boom in the area- from Tagaytay and Batangas boundaries. We come here to relax, recharge and enjoy the atmosphere which is sadly getting a bit chaotic. To see this place, we endured several hours of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you're crossing the lake to the volcano try to wear a quick dry attire from head to tow. Expect to be chilly weather.

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

though i live near this place i do not have time to see it often. that's why when the first time i experience a taal trekking hike sponsored by our manager, wew! this is amazing, i experience to ride a small boat despite of large waves and ride a small horse going up the crater. And i cannot forget the... More 

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